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Collision Repair Campaign - Tools

The following are resources for training, best management practices, and technical assistance related to the Auto Body industry.

Best Practices Link – Provided by Design for the Environment (DfE), this website contains a list of best shop practices
Safe Shops Video and Safe Shops Toolbox Downloadable (in English or Spanish) Exit EPA Disclaimer – Provided by the Boston Public Health Commission, this toolbox can help you develop safe shop projects in your community
4Clean Air Tool Kit Exit EPA Disclaimer -  Intended to provide state and local air agencies with comprehensive and easy-to-use documents and information on communicating with constituents about toxic air pollution and the public-health risks associated with exposure to toxic air pollutants
OSHA’s new “SafetyPays” e-tool - A helpful tool when calculating the health benefits derived when collision repair businesses adopt best practices to reduce air toxics
CCAR-GreenlinkŪ virtual auto body shop Exit EPA Disclaimer – Provides easy access to valuable health, safety, environmental, and technical links
DfE Emission Reduction Calculator - Calculate your cost savings for coating and your emission reductions
Surface Coating of Metal, Plastic, and Wood (PDF) (17pp, 80K) Exit EPA Disclaimer Developed by the Spokane County Air Pollution Control Authority, this outlines which businesses are affected by surface coating regulations, discusses how to avoid penalties, provides information on VOC, and contains a self-inspection checklist
Auto Body Pollution Prevention: Tips from King County (PDF) (2pp, 181K) - Explores pollution prevention techniques in a variety of categories, including general housekeeping, preparation, painting, clean-up and recycling
Self-Evaluation Forms

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